ZDI-07-068: Apple QuickTime Uncompressedfile Opcode Stack Overflow- Vulnerability

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Subject: ZDI-07-068: Apple QuickTime Uncompressedfile Opcode Stack Overflow- Vulnerability

ZDI-07-068: Apple QuickTime Uncompressedfile Opcode Stack Overflow 
November  5, 2007

-- CVE ID:

-- Affected Vendor:

-- Affected Products:
QuickTime 7.2

-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of Apple QuickTime. User interaction is
required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must open a
malicious image file.

The specific flaw exists in the parsing of the pict file format. If an
invalid length is specified for the UncompressedQuickTimeData opcode, a
stack based buffer overflow occurs, allowing the execution of arbitrary

-- Vendor Response:
Apple has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details
can be found at:


-- Disclosure Timeline:
2007.09.14 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2007.11.05 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by Ruben Santamarta of reversemode.com.

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